30 Sep '16, 4pm

Elon Musk Has 4 Keys to Colonizing Mars

Elon Musk Has 4 Keys to Colonizing Mars

While NASA is hard at work on its own ambitions for Mars and is projecting to have the first humans set foot on the Red Planet sometime in the 2030s , SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has identified the key challenges that he believes, once overcome, will allow humanity to create a self-sustaining city on Mars. Speaking at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sept. 27, Musk, who is also the CEO of Tesla Motors, outlined SpaceX's vision for creating, not an outpost, but an actual functioning civilization on Mars. Musk told the IAC audience that cost is the (unsurprising) biggest hurdle to putting us on Mars. Using traditional methods he estimated the cost of traveling to Mars today is about $10 billion per person. He reasoned that if the per-person cost of going to Mars could be lowered to something equivalent of the median house price in the US (ab...

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